Downtown Boulder offers an outstanding combination of strong demographics and excellent market factors all located in one of the most desirable entertainment/shopping districts in the United States. From outstanding demographics to high frequency of usage, Downtown Boulder is one of the best locations in Colorado to place your business for maximum sales opportunity.
Downtown Boulder offers the Front Range region's finest combination of retail and restaurant offerings. Customers from throughout the Denver market drive to Boulder to experience our one-of-a-kind retail mix and powerful collection of restaurants. The centerpiece of downtown Boulder is the four block award winning Pearl Street Mall, serving as an anchor for the east and west ends of Pearl Street - each district with it's unique business mix and personality.
85% of our over 300 retail and service businesses are locally owned and operated. Our mix of formula stores reflects some of the best brands in the marketplace. This strong retail economy generates a favorable competitive sales per square foot figure. Based on local sales tax reports, we estimate that downtown retail businesses average approximately $350 per square foot.
Downtown Boulder is one of the nation's hubs of the new economy and entrepreneurial companies. With over 10,000 employees downtown, the district enjoys the advantages of a built-in market. Employees are in downtown Boulder regardless of the time of year or the weather conditions, making them an active consumer group during traditionally slow times or during inclement weather.
Downtown Boulder is also adjacent to five historic neighborhoods and is home to a growing residential population in the district itself. Many workers enjoy the convenience of living and working in the downtown area.
"Being in close proximity to mountain trails, shopping and excellent dining makes doing business in Downtown Boulder a key factor in employee satisfaction and retention."
- John Koval, Coburn Development Inc.
"We opened on Pearl Street 30 years ago on a shoestring, now we are recognized as one of the most successful shoe stores in the country. I could not imagine a better place to spend the last 30 years."
- Richard Polk, Pedestrian Shops
Founded in 2000 by the City of Boulder and active property owners, the Downtown BID coordinates marketing and operations programming to strengthen the entire 45 square block downtown Boulder district.
BID programs include:
From bike trails to seasonal landscaping programs, Downtown Boulder continues to develop as a place that focuses on quality of life attributes as well as a strong base of economic vitality.
It all adds up to an outstanding opportunity for you to experience our incredible business climate in Downtown Boulder. For more information, contact the Downtown Boulder Business Improvement District at 303-449-3774 firstname.lastname@example.org.